Science Bacteria, cold water, and probably oil killed baby dolphins in Gulf, say scientists (+video)

A new report indicates that snowmelt entering the Gulf of Mexico is the culprit for the mass infant dolphin stranding in early 2011.

By , Associated Press

Alex Brandon/AP

Surges of snowmelt pouring into the Gulf of Mexico may have been a final stress affecting when and where 86 baby dolphins were aborted or died shortly after birth in early 2011, researchers say.